Dave Allen

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Rapper Dave Allen Is a New Kind of American

    [Editor's Note: Spare Notes is a Weekly music feature highlighting outtakes and personal stories from bands who just finished working their asses off to put out new music.] Dave Allen, of the hip hop collective Locally Grown, goes solo with his debut LP Young American. On this seven song debut, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    How 'The Cypher Effect' Has Changed the Local Underground Hip-Hop Scene

    In his dedication to the culture, Jorge Soria had been involved for many years on the local Los Angeles scene helping hip-hop artists by doing promotions, putting shows together and recording music all before taking a break. He returned last year offering his skills in music video production when an ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Gang of Four at the House of Blues in Anaheim Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Gang of FourFebruary 20, 2011House of Blues, AnaheimGang of Four's Entertainment! is one of the most important records in my life, and I'd sell my soul to have seen them in 1980. Seeing Gang of Four in 2011 at the House of Blues is kind of like seeing them in a s ... More >>

  • Music

    February 17, 2011

    Gang of Four Are Leeds Lads Live!

    The aging rockers dust off their trusty, frequently pirated template one more time